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Postgraduate Research Awards

Awards of up to £2,000 for PhD students undertaking geographical fieldwork or data collection.

James Borrell

James is a research fellow at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. As a conservation biologist he has been involved with expeditions and fieldwork in a diverse range of environments, and is currently working in Madagascar.

Antarctica - extreme wilderness

In 1895, the International Geographical Congress claimed 'the exploration of the Antarctic region is the greatest piece of geographical exploration still to be undertaken'.